National Museum Of Korea

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  • Address: 137 Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +82-220779000
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Family And Kids

About National Museum Of Korea, Seoul

Displaying close to 15,000 pieces spanning many eras and fields of interest, the National Museum of Korea is a well stocked museum that provides something interesting for everyone. The sculpture gallery houses Buddhist art, metal art, Buncheong ware and also Porcelain artworks. The Asian gallery is quite fascinating too, with its oriental artworks from China, Japan and Central Asia. In the Calligraphy and painting gallery, visitors will encounter woodworks, Buddhist paintings and many other beautiful creations. There is also a prehistoric and ancient history gallery that has objects from the Paleolithic age, the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age. For a true enthusiast, this museum is like a wonderland that not only educates but fascinates too. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Seoul Itinerary 5 Days.

National Museum Of Korea Information

  • Special Services: Wheelchair ramp, parking spaces, restrooms, free wheelchair rental service (10 available), elevator
  • Sign-language interpretation service available, as well as video & audio guide rental.
  • Parking available, Fee applicable.
  • Foreign Language Interpretation services available.

National Museum Of Korea Ticket Prices

  • Free admission: Permanent Exhibition, Children's Museum, Free Planned Exhibition
  • Children's Museum: Information desk at the museum entrance
  • Ticket purchase is available at the ticket booth in front of Planned Exhibition Hall. Visitors should present their admission ticket to enter paid special exhibitions.

National Museum Of Korea Opening and Closing Hours

  • Closed on Mondays (except Holiday Mondays).
  • During weeks with a Holiday Monday, the museum will be closed on the first non-holiday weekday.
  • Timings for Children’s museum : Refer to official website

How To reach National Museum Of Korea by Public Transport

  • Nearest subway: Ichon, Seobinggo

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  • 95% of people who visit Seoul include National Museum Of Korea in their plan

  • 29.25% of people start their National Museum Of Korea visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Museum Of Korea

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  • Great variety of exhibits with world class special exhibitions coming through b all the time. When we visited they had a collection on loan from the Hermitage. The price of admission is incredibly low. My only recommendation is make sure you arrive early to give yourself plenty of time to fully enjoy all the exhibits. I ran out of time when I went. Make sure you enjoy the gardens and ponds surrounding the museums. They're an absolute delight even in winter.

  • If you visit here you will get a lot to know about south korea particularly about their history and heritage. There is various complexes here, some are free while some are not. But of you visit here you will get to know about their progress from the most ancient times to the modern when it has become one of the main business capitals of the world

  • The National Museum of Korea is perfect for escaping heat or rain or snow and still havkng a wonderful time. I have been lucky enough to go twice. It feels big and brught and has a great food court. The kids learn a lot of info in school and gave my husband and I a phenomenal tour. Another time, we explored with younger children .

  • Free exhibition that let you know about the history of Korea. It is a quite awesome place. You can reach this place by Metro line 4 "i-chon" station, exit 2. Only takes 5 ~ 7 minutes by walk from the station. The museum has cafeteria and restaurants for your rest. It opens from 10 am to 6 pm on weekdays and to 7 pm on weekend. (Extended open hours until 9 pm on Wednesday and Saturday only)

  • The building is Top quality... very nice design, but the exposition is the most boring exposition you will see in a museum. I would say don't go and invest your time in something else.

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